Author Archive: Scott Martin

Scott Martin is a meteorologist, graphic artist, musician, husband, and a father. Scott is a member of the National Weather Association and the Central Alabama Chapter of the National Weather Association. Scott is also the co-founder of Racecast Weather, which provides accurate forecasts for many racing series across the USA.

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Still Rather Chilly Across Central Alabama At Midday

Still Rather Chilly Across Central Alabama At Midday

| December 5, 2018 @ 11:29 am

While plenty of sun is reaching the surface, it is not helping out our temperatures on this beautiful Wednesday at midday.

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A Fine But Rather Cool Tuesday At Midday

A Fine But Rather Cool Tuesday At Midday

| December 4, 2018 @ 12:46 pm

All of this sunshine is not winning the battle over the cooler air being pulled into the state, keeping our temperatures below normal for the early December.

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Very Nice Outside At Midday

Very Nice Outside At Midday

| December 3, 2018 @ 1:12 pm

All of the leftover shower activity from the cold front that moved through the area has now pushed out of the state, leaving Central Alabama with plenty of sunshine and a few high clouds that are only filtering out a tiny bit of the sun.

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Storms In NW Alabama Continue To Pack A Punch, Marginal Threat Continues Till Midnight

Storms In NW Alabama Continue To Pack A Punch, Marginal Threat Continues Till Midnight

| December 1, 2018 @ 10:05 pm

At 9:45 pm, a line of showers and storms along the cold front is making its way across the north and northwestern parts of the state.

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Severe Weather Threat Really Winding Down Now

Severe Weather Threat Really Winding Down Now

| December 1, 2018 @ 7:34 pm

The latest update from the Storm Prediction Center and they have removed the Slight Risk of severe storms from all of Central Alabama and has shifted the Marginal Risk mainly for the north half of the area and the extreme eastern parts.

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As We Cross Over Into The Evening, Severe Threat Continues Across Central Alabama

As We Cross Over Into The Evening, Severe Threat Continues Across Central Alabama

| December 1, 2018 @ 4:48 pm

We have a few thunderstorm cells out there across parts of the area as of 4:45 pm, with the strongest cell enting the northern parts of Lamar County and the southern parts of Marion County.

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Rotation Continues To Look Strong On Tornado Warned Storm

Rotation Continues To Look Strong On Tornado Warned Storm

| December 1, 2018 @ 3:46 pm

The Tornado Warning continues until 4:00 pm on the severe thunderstorm that is about to move over Billingsley. Please take shelter if you are in the path of this cell. Damage has already been reported back in Perry County.

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Getting Active Out There At 3:00 PM, Tornado Warning For Parts Of Chilton, Perry, & Dallas Counties

Getting Active Out There At 3:00 PM, Tornado Warning For Parts Of Chilton, Perry, & Dallas Counties

| December 1, 2018 @ 3:13 pm

We have a few strong to severe thunderstorms out there across portions of Central Alabama as of 3:00 pm.

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Heads Up Perry County, Rotating Thunderstorm Just Southeast Of Marion

Heads Up Perry County, Rotating Thunderstorm Just Southeast Of Marion

| December 1, 2018 @ 2:55 pm

A cell located just southeast of Marion in Perry County is showing strong signs of broad rotation as it moves to the northeast at 30-35 MPH.

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Ingredients Are Coming Together For Strong To Severe Storms… Just Wait And See Time

Ingredients Are Coming Together For Strong To Severe Storms… Just Wait And See Time

| December 1, 2018 @ 1:38 pm

As of 1:30 pm, scattered batches of showers and thunderstorms are occurring mainly along and just south of the I-59 corridor across the area, with another batch of showers and storms just north of the I-20 corridor in the eastern parts of the area.

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SPC Expands Slight Risk Area, Severe Threat Now Extends Past Midnight Tonight

SPC Expands Slight Risk Area, Severe Threat Now Extends Past Midnight Tonight

| December 1, 2018 @ 11:49 am

The latest updated Day 1 Severe Weather Outlook graphic is out from the Storm Prediction Center, and they have included even more of Central Alabama in the standard Slight Risk for severe storms for this afternoon and into the overnight hours.

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No Thunder Currently Across Central Alabama, Conditional Severe Storm Threat Remains For This Afternoon

No Thunder Currently Across Central Alabama, Conditional Severe Storm Threat Remains For This Afternoon

| December 1, 2018 @ 9:15 am

Radar at 9:10 AM shows the bulk of the rain activity over the east-central and the southeastern parts of Central Alabama, with spotty to scattered showers over the rest of the area.

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Potential For Strong To Severe Storms This Afternoon Across Central Alabama

Potential For Strong To Severe Storms This Afternoon Across Central Alabama

| December 1, 2018 @ 7:21 am

We have a tricky forecast for today as conditions would support the development of strong to severe thunderstorms during the afternoon and into the early evening hours, but that is conditional on how much can the atmosphere recover from this morning’s storms.

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Models Still Show The Potential For Strong To Severe Storms On Saturday Afternoon

Models Still Show The Potential For Strong To Severe Storms On Saturday Afternoon

| November 30, 2018 @ 10:19 pm

We continue to see a conditional threat of severe storms during the afternoon and into the early evening hours across a good portion of Central Alabama as conditions will be conducive.

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